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SEE Imo Christmas Tree That Cost N600 Million

The Imo state government has broken a record by erecting the tallest Christmas tree in Nigeria.

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Christmas tree, decor are worth over N 600 million.

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LAGBUS to provide free bus rides on Christmas Day

lagbusThe Lagos State Government, through LAGBUS and its franchises, said it would provide free bus rides to residents on Friday, to commemorate this year’s Christmas celebration.

This is contained in a press statement signed by Mr Yemi Adesoye, the LAGBUS Public Relations Officer, which was made available to newsmen in Lagos.
According to the statement, the move is aimed at promoting the use of public transportation, as well as reducing congestion on Lagos roads during the festivities.
The statement said that the free bus rides would cut across parts of the metropolis, within the operational hours of 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
It said that the free bus services would ensure that fewer vehicles were on the roads during the period, appealing to motorists not to drink and drive to prevent avoidable accidents, which usually occurred during celebrations.
While wishing residents a Merry Christmas, the LAGBUS management commended them for their unflinching patronage.

Breaking: Judge exempts self from hearing treason charges against Nnamdi Kanu

Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, sandwiched between security operaives, leaving the court yesterday in Abuja.

Following the fresh six-count charges filled by the Federal Government of Nigeria against the embattled leader of  Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, a  federal High Court judge has exempted himself from hearing the case. Justice Ahmed Mohammed who announced the decision on Wednesday in Abuja after Mr. Kanu objected to the case, said that it was needless, as the federal government had repeatedly disobeyed previous court rulings. Continue reading

Biafra: FG slams fresh 6-count charge against Kanu, 2 others


The Federal Government has filled a fresh six-count charge of treason and managing the affairs of ‘an unlawful society,’ against the embattled leader of  Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. Continue reading

BREAKING: We Profoundly Apologize To Nigerians For This Prolonged Hardship And Misery – Buhari

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Man in prison for allegedly killing co-tenant over N5,000 electricity bill

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A man, Chukwuebuka Okeke, who allegedly beat a co-tenant to death over N5,000 electricity bill, was on Monday remanded in Lagos prisons. An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court which gave the ruling, said the accused should be remanded at Ikoyi Prisons pending advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Continue reading

Buhari sacks NDDC chairman, Bassey Dan Abia


President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Bassey Dan Abia.

Following the removal of Abia as NDDC chairman, Ibim Seminitari, who served as commissioner of information in the administration of Rotimi Amaechi, former governor of Rivers state, has been appointed as the acting head of the commission.

Dan Abia, an indigene of Akwa Ibom state, was appointed by former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2013.
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APC engaging in political terrorism In Rivers, Akwa-Ibom — PDP

NATIONAL leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, PDP-APC-logoyesterday, accused the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, of engaging in political terrorism in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states, just as it stressed that the action portends great danger to the nation’s democracy as well as capable of threatening the peace and stability in these states and the South-South. Continue reading

Nigeria would have collapsed, if Jonathan had won — Oshiomhole


GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State said, yesterday, that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under President Goodluck Jonathan squandered the resources of the country and that of its members. Continue reading

Boko Haram attacks Buratai, Army chief’s village


Boko Haram gunmen launched a dawn raid, yesterday, on the home town of Army chief, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, triggering a fierce gunbattle with troops, residents of a nearby village to which people fled the clashes said. Continue reading

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